March 14, 2002
Buell Motorcycle Has Recalled 2002 Buell M2L, S3T,
Buell Motorcycle Company Has Recalled 2002 Buell M2L, S3T,
M2, X1 because these motorcycles were built with a front shock mount that is
cracked and could break.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 387
Dates of Manufacture: September – November 2001
Defect: These motorcycles were built with a front shock mount that is
cracked and could break, allowing the suspension to drop unexpectedly. This
could cause a loss of control of the motorcycle.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the broken shock mount. The manufacturer
reported that owner notification was expected to begin during February 2002.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should
contact Buell at 1-414-342-4680.
[NHTSA Recall No. 02V003/Buell Recall No. 0824].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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